Saturday Nov 23
Re-imagined "Side Show" at La Jolla Playhouse needs more retooling.
"Side Show" with book and lyrics by Bill Russell and music by Henry Krieger of "Dreamgirls" fame, and directed by Bill Condon who also directed the movie "Dreamgirls" is being premiered at the La Jolla Playhouse on the Mandell Weiss Stage in Association with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts through December 15th.
Bill Condon Discusses New Side Show Differences
DREAMGIRLS big screen director and CHICAGO movie musical screenwriter Bill Condon is currently trying his hand at a large-scale stage musical with the new version of Henry Krieger and Bill Russell's SIDE SHOW, now trying out on the west coast at the La Jolla Playhouse.
Post and Courier
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The Verdict: Critics Review Re-Imagined Side Show at La Jolla Playhouse
Side Show , the Tony Award-nominated Henry Krieger - Bill Russell musical about real-life conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton, has returned to the stage in a new incarnation directed by Academy Award winner Bill Condon.
Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch
Bill Condon on freak shows, directing for theater with his new production of 'Side Show'
The musical Side Show gained a significant cult following when it premiered on Broadway in 1997, and it seems the rest of pop culture is only just now catching up, with an AMC reality show about the Venice Boardwalk freak show, the popular Tim Burton film and musical adaptation of Big Fish , and various other carny-themed stories making their mark.